Jan 18, 2020  
2011-2012 University Catalogue 
2011-2012 University Catalogue [Archived Catalogue]

MUED 641 - VSM Orff Certification Level 1

3 credits
Course offered at Villanova Summer Music Program. The Orff Certification Courses above are part of the American Orff-Schulwerk (AOSA) approved certification course program. Pedagogy skills for teaching basic Orff Schulwerk will be explored and discussed through the use of Music For Children, Murray Volume I and pentatonic folk song material, movement and recorder. Level I teachers will actively learn to use speech, rhymes, poetry, playing pitched and unpitched percussion as well as singing, playing, and improvising in pentatonic for creating an active music curriculum in the school setting. Soprano Recorder pedagogy and skills, creating student-friendly compositions in an elemental style, and models for improvisation will be developed.